Greetings from Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney

Drs. John Pinnix and George Betancourt would like to extend our sincerest best wishes to you and your families. We hope that you continue to navigate these most difficult times with strength, perseverance and the promise that we will all soon return to 'business as usual'.

Please note, the purpose of this email is not to go into detail about our office protocols during the current COVID- 19 response. We always have and will continue to maintain the highest level of aseptic and sterilization techniques. Regarding our office hours, we are presently closed as a result of recommendations provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the American Dental Association. For patients with upcoming appointments, trust that we will communicate directly with you via phone call to reschedule them as we learn more about our current situation.

For the time being, we want to extend to you, our patients, the helping hand you need during these times for all things dental. While we may be limited in terms of office hours and available services, Drs. Pinnix and Betancourt remain available to you via other modalities. For example, we ask that you please find and follow our social media pages, pinnixandbetancourt on Instagram, Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney on Facebook, and @BlakeneySmiles on Twitter. We will use these social media outlets as a means of communication and also a way to provide a Question & Answer forum for general questions anyone may have.

For personal/private needs related to ongoing treatment or your dental health, we will be available to schedule a virtual consultation. This may be accomplished via FaceTime, Zoom meeting or other platform whereby we may have a face to face encounter. These will be available to you, our patient, as a courtesy.

These are unprecedented times for us all. We strive to be on the front edge of the capabilities and service we provide our patients. Much of that depends on our availability and communication. We are here and we will, across any medium possible, provide the guidance you need during these difficult times. We ask that you please reach out to us either via email to the office (, one of our social media platforms, or our phone line from which you can leave a message. We will make every effort possible to get back to you in a timely manner.

From Drs. Pinnix, Betancourt and our entire staff at Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney, we hope you and your families manage the COVID-19 pandemic with an abundance of care, caution and respect for the well being of our community.


Drs. John M. Pinnix, George A. Betancourt and the staff of Advanced Dentistry of Blakeney

Meet Dr. John Pinnix


Staff members describe Dr. John Pinnix' meticulous approach to every treatment. His focus on the whole picture ensures that patients receive care for more than just the minor details. He makes patients feel like active participants in their care from start to finish.

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Dr. Betancourt: John and I first met in 2005, and we were introduced and we hit off right away. We had similar interests and when it gets right down to it and when we get to work, the way we like to practice and how we like to interact with patients and the services we provide, we're very, very similar. We find ourselves in a position today where we really love what we do and we work fantastic together. Lauren: Dr. Pinnix is a very fun, great person to work with. He's very intelligent in his field. He's really not just one aspect of the whole cosmetic dentistry, it's the actual whole piece. Dr. Betancourt: I think one of the greatest things he brings to what he does is just a very meticulous approach and striving for perfection. I think in dentistry, in particular cosmetic dentistry, you have to be that way. You have to be perfect. There is no room for error and everything matters. It's not just about getting the right tooth shade. We look at the smile as a whole and John is fantastic and he demands the best of himself. It's really about a smile design, and John can envision an entire case and treatment plan. Something else several months with the anticipation of what it's going to look like. He's fabulous at discussing that with the patient. He takes pride in his knowledge base, which is extensive and being able to design a smile with the patient as part of the team is fantastic. And not stopping short of perfection and until everybody is happy I'd say is one of his greatest qualities.

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8918 Blakeney Professional Dr
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